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By choosing not to pass an order, but observing that roads are not meant to be indefinitely blocked for protests, the Supreme Court has left everyone hanging(Sunil Saxena/HT File)

An immediate recourse needed| HT Editorial

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2020 07:07 PM IST
For closure, the Supreme Court must rule on the Shaheen Bagh protests
AAP candidate Amanatullah Khan from the Okhla assembly constituency displays the victory sign along with his supporters at the Maharani Bagh counting centre in New Delhi.(BURHAAN KINU/HT PHOTO.)
AAP candidate Amanatullah Khan from the Okhla assembly constituency displays the victory sign along with his supporters at the Maharani Bagh counting centre in New Delhi.(BURHAAN KINU/HT PHOTO.)

AAP’s Amanatullah Khan wins Okhla seat by over 70,000 votes

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2020 05:51 PM IST
The epicentre of the anti-CAA protests-- Shaheen Bagh and Jamia Nagar both fall under the Okhla constituency.
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Sikh hardliners stopped from entering J&K

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2019 11:36 PM IST
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Trial against ex-bishop Mulakkal to start on Nov 11

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Ramesh Babu, Thiruvananthapuram
PUBLISHED ON OCT 23, 2019 11:28 PM IST
The district court in Kottayam has summoned him on November 11 when charges against him will be framed.The chargesheet against him was filed two months ago after agitating nuns threatened another round of sit-in protest.
The protest was held for over an hour to press for the immediate arrest of those involved in allegedly assaulting Sunil Yadav. It ended following assurances from the police and local legislator Janki Yadav.(HT image)
The protest was held for over an hour to press for the immediate arrest of those involved in allegedly assaulting Sunil Yadav. It ended following assurances from the police and local legislator Janki Yadav.(HT image)

Man lynched in Jharkhand over child lifting rumour

Hindustan Times, Dhanbad | By Pankaj Kumar
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2019 06:09 AM IST
Koderma’s sub-divisional police officer, Rajendra Prasad, cited the investigation and said it suggested it was not a case of lynching over child lifting rumours as the family of the labourer, Sunil Yadav, has claimed.
The protesting students ended their stir on Sunday and submitted an eight-point memorandum to the university administration, demanding the professor’s expulsion and the registration of a first information report (FIR) against him.(HT Photo)
The protesting students ended their stir on Sunday and submitted an eight-point memorandum to the university administration, demanding the professor’s expulsion and the registration of a first information report (FIR) against him.(HT Photo)

BHU sends professor accused of sexual harassment on leave after protest

Varanasi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2019 05:29 AM IST
Professor Shail Kumar Chaube was suspended last year after 36 women students accused him of making obscene gestures and passing vulgar comments during a study tour.
In 2017 and 2018, the Bengal government restricted the timing of Durga puja immersion processions arguing that it was important to maintain communal harmony by ensuring that the processions of Durga immersion and Muharram did not clash. (Photo by Bachchan Kumar)
In 2017 and 2018, the Bengal government restricted the timing of Durga puja immersion processions arguing that it was important to maintain communal harmony by ensuring that the processions of Durga immersion and Muharram did not clash. (Photo by Bachchan Kumar)

BJP vs Trinamool in Bengal over Income Tax notices to Durga Puja committees

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2019 08:24 PM IST
Trinamool Congress organised a sit-in protest in Kolkata against alleged Income Tax notices sent to Durga puja committees in Bengal. BJP, however, has denied charges and accused Mamata’s party of spreading misinformation.
(ANI photo)
(ANI photo)

Youth Cong workers ‘purify’ PWD office with cow dung water after Dalit MLA’s protest

Thrissur (Kerala) | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2019 02:16 PM IST
In a bizarre incident, Youth Congress activists sprinkled cow dung water to allegedly purify a PWD office, where a CPI Dalit MLA Geetha Gopi had staged a protest recently.
Wali said Prasad, who had got a rented accommodation with the help of the girl’s father, was arrested from a bus stand 271 km from Bhopal in Khandwa district.(HT Photo)
Wali said Prasad, who had got a rented accommodation with the help of the girl’s father, was arrested from a bus stand 271 km from Bhopal in Khandwa district.(HT Photo)

Suspect held for rape, murder of MP minor

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2019 09:39 AM IST
Deputy inspector general of police Irshad Wali said Vishnu Prasad, the accused who worked as a labourer and lived in the girl’s neighbourhood, accompanied her family when they were looking for her until 3 am on Sunday.
Sudan’s military rulers denied trying to break up a protest saying their forces were targeting a site nearby, after nine people had been killed.(AFP File Photo)
Sudan’s military rulers denied trying to break up a protest saying their forces were targeting a site nearby, after nine people had been killed.(AFP File Photo)

Sudan military did not break up sit-in ‘by force’: Spokesman

Dubai, UAE | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2019 04:47 PM IST
Heavily armed security forces in pick-up trucks mounted with machine guns were deployed in large numbers all around the capital, while gunfire was heard from the protest site.
The department of education had issued the schedule for EWS admissions in March, following which schools were allotted to such children.(Hindustan Times)
The department of education had issued the schedule for EWS admissions in March, following which schools were allotted to such children.(Hindustan Times)

Denied admission, parents of EWS kids mull moving court

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 19, 2019 03:57 AM IST
The department of education had issued the schedule for EWS admissions in March, following which schools were allotted to such children
Guest Teachers of Delhi Govt schools, whose contract ended on 28 February, protested outside the residence of Deputy chief minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia, at Mathura road in New Delhi. (Photo by Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Guest Teachers of Delhi Govt schools, whose contract ended on 28 February, protested outside the residence of Deputy chief minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia, at Mathura road in New Delhi. (Photo by Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Delhi government school guest teachers continue protest, demand permanent jobs

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2019 12:58 AM IST
As many as 25,000 teachers are staring at uncertainty as they are yet to hear from the government on whether their services have been terminated or their contracts will be renewed.
Noida budget approved, 19% higher than last year (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)
Noida budget approved, 19% higher than last year (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)

Noida budget approved, 19% higher than last year

Noida | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2019 02:33 AM IST
This time, the biggest share of the annual budget has been allocated for civil work, with Rs1,474.74 crore allocation.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.(ANI file photo)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.(ANI file photo)

‘Will continue Satyagraha till country is saved’, says Mamata Banerjee as dharna enters day 2

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2019 08:33 AM IST
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, who began a sit-in protest over the CBI’s attempt to question the Kolkata Police chief in connection with chit fund scams, said Monday she will continue her “Satyagraha” till the country and its Constitution are “saved”.
People hold a protest against former bishop Franco Mullakkal for his arrest outside the Kerala House, in New Delhi, India, on September 21, 2018.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT Photo)
People hold a protest against former bishop Franco Mullakkal for his arrest outside the Kerala House, in New Delhi, India, on September 21, 2018.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT Photo)

Kerala nuns who stood up against rape accused ex-bishop Franco face eviction

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2019 10:34 PM IST
A 43-year-old nun, also a mother superior, had lodged a police complaint in June last year that Mullakkal had raped her 13 times between 2014 and 2016.
A photo of Venugopalan Nair, who died of burns, after setting himself ablaze near the venue of BJP’s protest against Kerala government’s stand on Sabarimala, in Thiruvanthapuram on Thursday (HT Photo)(HT)
A photo of Venugopalan Nair, who died of burns, after setting himself ablaze near the venue of BJP’s protest against Kerala government’s stand on Sabarimala, in Thiruvanthapuram on Thursday (HT Photo)(HT)

Man sets himself ablaze at Sabarimala protest, dies; BJP targets Kerala CM

Hindustan Times | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2018 06:33 PM IST
Protesting the Kerala government’s “anti-Sabarimala” stand, the man, who was later identified as Venugopalan Nair, suffered 60% burns and was rushed to the Government Medical College hospital in Thiruvananthapuram.
The AIADMK on Saturday hit out at veteran actor Rajinikanth for criticising protests by party activists against film Sarkar (File Photo)(PTI)
The AIADMK on Saturday hit out at veteran actor Rajinikanth for criticising protests by party activists against film Sarkar (File Photo)(PTI)

Will you eat lizard in certified food, AIADMK asks Rajinikanth over criticism of Sarkar protests

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By M Manikandan
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2018 12:07 AM IST
Rajinikanth had on Friday condemned the protests carried out by AIADMK activists. “Even though the censor board has certified and allowed to screen a movie, it is highly condemnable and illegal to hold protests against screening that,” he said in his tweet.
Women teachers during a protest in Patiala on Saturday.(HT Photo)
Women teachers during a protest in Patiala on Saturday.(HT Photo)

On Karwa Chauth, protesting teachers in Patiala fast for pay hike, regular jobs

Hindustan Times, Patiala | By HT Correspondent, Patiala
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2018 09:49 AM IST
The teachers are against the state government’s decision to fix their monthly salary at 15,000, during the probation period for regularisation of their jobs.
The Maratha community has issued a code of conduct to prevent violence during protests.(HT File)
The Maratha community has issued a code of conduct to prevent violence during protests.(HT File)

Marathas to begin relay hunger strike in Pune from Monday

Hindustan Times | By Surendra Gangan, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2018 09:53 AM IST
In a relay hunger strike, a section of protesters sit on strike for a specific time (in this case for eight hours) and are replaced by another section to carry it forward.
Maratha Kranti morcha activists protest in favour of Maratha reservations as they call for Maharashtra bandh in Mumbai on Thursday.(PTI Photo)
Maratha Kranti morcha activists protest in favour of Maratha reservations as they call for Maharashtra bandh in Mumbai on Thursday.(PTI Photo)

Maratha quota stir: Protesters block roads, clash in several parts of Maharashtra

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2018 05:47 PM IST
One of the groups of the Maratha Kranti Morcha (MMK) called for a sit-in protest outside the suburban collector’s office at Bandra and another faction announced a shutdown demanding 16% reservation for the community.
Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis(HT Photo)
Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis(HT Photo)

Maratha protests: Devendra Fadnavis promises quota; sit-ins today

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondents, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2018 07:58 AM IST
The CM was speaking at the Mumbai launch of a book on Chhatrapati Rajaram Maharaj, published by the state’s directorate of archives.
Maratha protesters on J M Road in Pune during the quota stir on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Maratha protesters on J M Road in Pune during the quota stir on Sunday.(HT Photo)

Congress and Shiv Sena call meeting to discuss Maratha reservation

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondents, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2018 03:34 PM IST
The move comes a day after Maratha youths declared non-cooperation movement from Wednesday. Maratha outfits have also announced a sit-in protest outside the residences of MPs and MLAs from August 1.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, deputy CM Manish Sisodia and AAP ministers Satyendra Jain and Gopal Rai have been on a sit-in protest at L-G Anil Baijal’s residence in New Delhi for seven days.(PTI)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, deputy CM Manish Sisodia and AAP ministers Satyendra Jain and Gopal Rai have been on a sit-in protest at L-G Anil Baijal’s residence in New Delhi for seven days.(PTI)

We are not on strike, stop using us for politics: IAS officers flay AAP govt

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2018 04:48 PM IST
IAS officers on Sunday denied Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s allegation that they were on strike, calling his statements “completely political”.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, Aam Aadmi Party leaders Satyendra Kumar Jain and Gopal Rai during a sit-in protest at Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal’s residence, in New Delhi on June 11.(PTI file photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, Aam Aadmi Party leaders Satyendra Kumar Jain and Gopal Rai during a sit-in protest at Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal’s residence, in New Delhi on June 11.(PTI file photo)

Ambulances at L-G’s house, Kejriwal says he and AAP ministers shouldn’t be removed

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2018 05:46 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and three AAP ministers have been on sit-in protest at Anil Baijal’s residence-cum-office for five days.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, deputy CM Manish Sisodia, health minister Satyendra Jain and AAP leader Gopal Rai have been camping in Raj Niwas, the official accommodation-cum-office of Lt. Governor Anil Baijal, since Monday evening.(PTI)
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, deputy CM Manish Sisodia, health minister Satyendra Jain and AAP leader Gopal Rai have been camping in Raj Niwas, the official accommodation-cum-office of Lt. Governor Anil Baijal, since Monday evening.(PTI)

Plea in Delhi HC seeking to declare Kejriwal’s sit-in at L-G office illegal to be heard next week

Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2018 04:50 PM IST
A public interest litigation was filed in Delhi high court on Thursday seeking to declare the sit-in protest at the Lt. Governor’s office by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his cabinet colleagues unconstitutional and illegal as it has brought the government machinery to a standstill.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal arrives at Vidhan Sabha in New Delhi on Monday, June 11, 2018.(Sanchit Khanna/HT File Photo)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal arrives at Vidhan Sabha in New Delhi on Monday, June 11, 2018.(Sanchit Khanna/HT File Photo)

Kejriwal continues protest at L-G Baijal’s office, blasts him for defending bureaucrats

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2018 12:11 PM IST
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his cabinet colleagues say will continue sit-in protest at Anil Baijal’s office.
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